Table 1

Demographic characteristics of women participating in the baseline survey in November 2005.

Demographic

Number of respondents

Mean ± SD or frequency (%)


Age (years)

382

30.1 ± 7.9

Number of children

378

1.7 ± 1.1

Education finished

375

None/Primary (Grades 1–5)

84 (22.4)

Secondary (Grades 6–9)

211 (56.3)

High (Grades 10–12)/Post-secondary

80 (21.3)

Meat consumption (meals/week)

369

4.0 ± 2.9

Outdoor work (vs. indoor work)

372

317 (85.2)

Time since previous deworming

352

1 wk-12 months

50 (14.2)

1 year to <10 years

160 (45.5)

≥ 10 years/never

142 (40.3)


Casey et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:261   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-261

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